Retired Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporation, an aerospace and defense company. Mr. Young is a graduate of the University of Virginia with bachelor degrees in aeronautical engineering and mechanical engineering, and of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a master's degree in management. Mr. Young was with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1961 to 1982, serving in a number of management positions including Mission Director of the Project Viking Mars landing program and Director of the Goddard Space Flight Center. In 1982 he joined Martin Marietta as Vice President of Aerospace Research and Engineering, and later became Senior Vice President and President of Martin Marietta Electronics & Missiles Group and Executive Vice President. He became President and Chief Operating Officer in January 1990, Executive Vice President of Lockheed Martin Corporation in March 1995 and retired in July of that year. Mr. Young is a director of SAIC, Inc. Mr. Young is also a Fellow of the American Astronautical Society, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Royal Aeronautical Society and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He was named as an Outstanding Director in 2005 by the Outstanding Directors Institute.